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Stories with subject: Poor sanitation
  • UN: Goals helped lift 1 billion people from extreme poverty 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 7:50 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - A 15-year effort to implement eight goals adopted by world leaders at the start of the new millennium has helped lift more than one billion people out of extreme poverty, enabled more girls to go to school than ever before, and brought unprecedented results in fighting diseases such as HIV/AIDS, the U.N. chief said Monday.

  • Prison's medical care deemed OK despite pressure to close it 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 7:22 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - Medical care at a prison east of Los Angeles has been deemed adequate despite claims that the facility is unsafe and should be closed.